Video Guides

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On this page, you’ll find links to some of the videos that we have created on our YouTube channel. 

An Introduction for Researchers

A short introduction to our research spaces in the Wood Library and Lichfield Guildhall can be found here

The video provides information on where to find us, what research facilities we can offer, and our contact details so that you can get in touch to arrange your research visit.  

You can find more information about our research facilities on our Visiting for Research page. 


Handling Old Books

An introduction to working with and handling old books can be found here.

The video shows users how to use book rests, book snakes, pillows, tissue slips and gloves, and provides general handling guidance for working with more fragile books and papers.

We also provide further tips and guidance for handling old books and archive materials on our Frequently Asked Questions page.